Exploring the White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home

Exploring the White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home

Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? Sure, the president of the United States works and resides there, but do you know who helps keep this historic house running?

It’s no simple task, especially when there are important state events and foreign dignitaries—in addition to presidential pups, mischievous children, and even a couple of ghosts. And its Residence workers and first ladies make sure everything is in check and running smoothly.

Title:Exploring the White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home
ISBN:9780062906410
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  • Ms. Yingling

    E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusThe White House certainly captures the imagination in a way that other buildings in the US don't: not only is it central to our government, but it has seen hundreds of ...

  • Shirley Freeman

    Due to be published this Fall/election year, this fun and informative book would be perfect for young history buffs. Middle readers will learn the history of the White House through the lens of the pe...

  • Frances Bland

    I got this as an ARC from Harper Collins. I loved it! I can’t wait to share the information with my nieces and nephews. It almost made me want to run for president, just so I can live in the White H...

  • Celestemcolon

    I requested a review copy of this book from NetGalley because I have a child very interested in presidents. He at one time knew all of them in order of serving, and owns most every book for children w...

  • Donna

    Although non-fiction, this reads like a story. There are plenty of fun facts, interesting photographs, and trivia interspersed throughout the text. The writing style will keep students engaged and int...

  • Nic

    Having read Brower's The Residence, this wasn't filled with new information (though there are inclusions from the Trump administration since that publication). That said, that's okay! This is more gea...

  • Beth

    I love the White House and was very excited about this book. This book is for older children that may be fascinated with the White House and First Families. It gives you an inside look at the White Ho...

  • Julie

    With thanks to NetGalley and Quill Tree Books for an early copy in return for an honest review.This book is perfect for those who love history and non-fiction...so many great facts and trivia in the b...

  • Mary

    I expected this book geared more towards early elementary students but the target audience is for older students. The book is interesting from a historical viewpoint but feel most students will never ...

  • Michelle

    This book was almost like an x-ray into the making, daily operations, and layout of The White House. I loved the little tidbits that were inserted to give you some backstories on various parts of the ...